Collection ID: LMC 2959
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Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Rosheim, Paul, 1956- and Obscure Publications
Abstract:
The Obscure Publications mss., dates unknown, consist of the correspondence and business files of Obscure Publications, primarily involving editor/publisher Paul Rosheim.
Extent:
5 linear feet
Language:
English
Preferred citation:

[Item], Obscure Publications mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Background

Biographical / Historical:

Paul Rosheim (b. 1956), editor/publisher and scholar of Themersonia, works as a tribal lawyer for the Ho-Chunk Nation in Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Prior to this, Rosheim practiced real estate and business law, as well as serving as a consultant through the Peace Corps in Slovakia. In 2000, Rosheim founded Obscure Publications, an imprint specializing in innovative European and American literature. Obscure Publications primarily published a literary chapbook series of 120 hand-sewn editions limited to 60 copies; half of the copies were given to the author or translator and the other half were distributed to other contributors. The series is dedicated to translator Barbara Wright, a contributor.

Scope and Content:

The collection consists of the correspondence and business files of Obscure Publications, primarily involving editor/publisher Paul Rosheim.

Acquisition information:
Gift: 2017
Arrangement:

The collection is arranged following original order.

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

This collection is open for research.Â

TERMS OF ACCESS:

Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library. However, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials. Photocopying permitted only with permission of the curator.

PREFERRED CITATION:

[Item], Obscure Publications mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
1200 East Seventh Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500, USA
CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
CONTACT:
(812) 855-2452
liblilly@indiana.edu